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Friedrich Cerha: "bevor es zu spät ist..."

  • for tenor and orchestra
  • 2 2 3 3 - 4 2 3 0 - timp, perc(3), hp, sop.sax, baritone, str
  • Duration: 13’
  • Soloists:
    tenor
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    1st clarinet in A
    2nd clarinet in A
    bass clarinet in Bb
    soprano saxophone in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    contrabassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    baritone
    timpani
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    3rd percussion
    harp
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Composer: Friedrich Cerha
  • Text author: Thomas Bernhard
  • Dedication: Meiner Heimatstadt Wien

Audiosamples

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Location:
Wiener Musikverein, Großer Saal, Wien (AT)
Date:
12.05.2000
Orchestra:
ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Conductor:
Friedrich Cerha
Main soloists:
Kenneth Riegel, T

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